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Address: Batangas City, Luzon, Philippines
Description: This lake is the deepest in the Philippines.

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We are Canadian our mother is Filipino. We are mixed we usually get taken advantage of because people seem to think we are wealthy. First place we visited was charging us P1500pp... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 10, 2015
Theresa P
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We are Canadian our mother is Filipino. We are mixed we usually get taken advantage of because people seem to think we are wealthy. First place we visited was charging us P1500pp for the boat ride alone. The second place we went tried to charge us P1300pp for everything boat ride, horse ride up the mountain etc. she was able... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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35 reviews 35 reviews
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

the trip with the boat is fun even if we had bad weather conditions...from the arrival harbor you can walk up hill but we decided to ride the local horses...arrived on top the view is spectacular....you can see the lake and the crater of the volcano...it is worth to try!!

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Tasmania, Australia
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96 reviews 96 reviews
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

I love visiting this place as it still has breathtaking views and tranquil settings- verdant hills and fresh air, amidst the chaos of the tourism boom in the area- from Tagaytay and Batangas boundaries. We come here to relax, recharge and enjoy the atmosphere which is sadly getting a bit chaotic. To see this place, we endured several hours of... More 

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Alice Springs, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

If you're crossing the lake to the volcano try to wear a quick dry attire from head to tow. Expect to be chilly weather.

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Tagaytay, Philippines
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

though i live near this place i do not have time to see it often. that's why when the first time i experience a taal trekking hike sponsored by our manager, wew! this is amazing, i experience to ride a small boat despite of large waves and ride a small horse going up the crater. And i cannot forget the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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64 reviews 64 reviews
20 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

I was travelling from batangas in the evening, so decided to have a stop off at the volcano on the way from manila. Its potentially a complicated stop off, but the good people of 1775 adriatico suites sorted out an itinerary that saw me getting a bus to tanuan, then a jeepney to talisay where i was picked up. from... More 

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
19 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Visited here en route to Taal volcano. The journey to the island is arguably just as good as the trip up the volcano, especially if you get good weather.

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Delhi
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

Plus points a) Close to Manila 2 hours (if no traffic) b) Beautiful scenery c) Wonderful boat ride at the lake. d) Cheap and easily approachable through taxi. e) Wonderful view of smokey mountains. Do carry a pair of good shoes in case if like to trek and also a suncream as sun is pretty hot out there.

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Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
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81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

My two kids and rented a catamaran hobie21 and sailed around most of the day. If you can sail or like sailing I highly recommend visiting the Taal sailing club in talisay as its the best way to soak in the experience of this unique place.

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Igensdorf, Germany
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7 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

... all try to get your money. A guide is not really needed to reach the top of the volcano, it is just straight away, and only one way, u cannot get lost. Why to shot golf balls into the volcano is still strange for me, not needed, think of the nature. I wanted to get down to the volcano... More 

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